What I’ve Been Reading: June 17, 2018

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We’ve got a lot to cover this week, so let’s get started, shall we? Read on for pieces on Anna Delvey, Amy Bishop, and other people you haven’t heard of. More

The Ten Biggest Pop Culture Disappointments of 2014


Warning: This piece discusses sexual assault, domestic abuse, physical assault, and child abuse. If you don’t want to read about that stuff, then don’t read this piece.

It’s time for Refrigerator Rants’ most-treasured annual tradition! Every year, I take a look back at the pop cultural works, events, or occurrences that disappointed me or large numbers of other people. (I’ve decided that I’m equivalent to large numbers of other people.) This year had no shortage of crappy pop culture. In fact, there was so much garbage this year that the perennial tenth-place finisher, the Academy Awards telecast, got knocked off the list. Congratulations, 2014! You managed to produce at least 10 things that were worse than the Oscars this year. Bravo! More

What I’ve Been Reading: August 18th, 2013

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This weekend, the revolution will be televised. Or the revolution with be Internetted. You know, I really haven’t thought that hard about the revolution. Have some links instead. More

What I’ve Been Reading: February 17, 2013

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I’ve been reading a lot of stuff this week. A massive link dump follows after the jump. More

Gaming Behind the Times

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I’m quite stingy with my money. If I can avoid spending money on something, then I will. For example, when my MP3 player broke over a year ago, I kept it going by repairing it with a paperclip. (It finally broke irreparably last week. RIP.) However, as someone who quite enjoys video games, I often find myself facing a dilemma: how do I enjoy my hobby without spending hundreds of dollars? Solution: game behind the times. More